Nvidia Releases Linux and BSD Graphics Drivers with GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Support

Nvidia released new long-lived graphics drivers for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems with support for new GPUs, as well as various other improvements and bug fixes.

The Nvidia 418.43 display driver is available now and comes with support for three new Nvidia GPUs, including the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 with Max-Q Design, and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 with Max-Q Design. Owners of these GPUs will need to upgrade to the Nvidia 418.43 driver to use them on GNU/Linux or FreeBSD systems (Solaris not supported).

Apart from the new GPU support, the Nvidia 418.43 graphics driver adds initial support for G-SYNC compatible displays, support for Nvidia optical flow, as well as support for stereo presentation in the Vulkan driver. Additionally, the new display driver ships with the Nvidia Video Codec SDK 9.0, which adds support for Turing NVENC/NVDEC and several NvEncod… (read more)

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Canonical Preps Emergency Point Releases for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS & Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Canonical is preparing to release new, emergency point releases of its long-term supported Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series due to the recently discovered APT security vulnerability.

Following on the footsteps of the Debian Project, which released the Debian GNU/Linux 9.7 point release for the stable Stretch series, which only contained a patched APT package manager, Canonical also wants to offer users a secure installation medium for deploying the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS operating systems.

“In the light of the recently discovered and fixed APT vulnerability, we have decided to re-build all our supported ISOs that could be potentially affected,” said Lukasz Zemczak in a read more)

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openSUSE Leap 15.1 Enters Beta Based on SLE 15 SP1, Final Release Lands May 2019

The upcoming first point release of the openSUSE Leap 15 operating system series has entered beta phase of development, which will last until mid-April 2019.

While the openSUSE project has no plans to support the openSUSE Leap 42.x series, the openSUSE Leap 42.3 release being the last one to be maintained until June 2019, the development team will concentrate their efforts on the openSUSE Leap 15 operating system series by working on openSUSE Leap 15.1.

openSUSE Leap 15.1 will be based on the SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15 SP1 (Service Pack 1) operating system and will bring lots of updated packages, new features, and security fixes in up-to-date installation and live medium to facilitate the deployment of openSUSE Leap 15 on new computers.

Among some of the highlights of the openSUSE Leap 15.1 release, we can mention support for applying updates as a single operation (a.k.a. atomically), improved minimal system installation, support for installations on disk driv… (read more)

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5 Useful Tips for Better Tmux Terminal Sessions

tmux is a terminal multiplexer similar to GNU screen, which is used to create, access, and control multiple terminal sessions from a single console. It is useful for system administrators for running more than...

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5 Useful Tips for Better Tmux Terminal Sessions

tmux is a terminal multiplexer similar to GNU screen, which is used to create, access, and control multiple terminal sessions from a single console. It is useful for system administrators for running more than...

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5 Useful Tips for Better Tmux Terminal Sessions

tmux is a terminal multiplexer similar to GNU screen, which is used to create, access, and control multiple terminal sessions from a single console. It is useful for system administrators for running more than...

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Perl: warning: Setting locale failed in Debian and Ubuntu

I am trying to install package and doing some other work. But, getting the error that read as “perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:” How do I fix this problem on my Debian Linux server?
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No! Ubuntu is NOT Replacing Apt with Snap

Rumors are doing the round that Ubuntu is going to replace Apt with Snap. That’s not true. Ubuntu has no such plans. You can dismiss these rumors.

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fff – A Simple Fast File Manager for Linux

fff (fast file-manager) is a simple, blazing fast and minimal file manager for Linux, written in bash. It only requires bash and coreutils, and its highly optimized now for efficient performance. It’s other key...

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